Popular Cruising Video Podcast ~ Cruise Reviews & More About Cruises
Watch as Jason Leppert – editor of Popular Cruising – illustrates cruise reviews, cruise ship and cruise line profiles, industry interviews, itineraries, news and more visually via video at least once each week. Get a lot of information about cruises quickly in under 10 minutes for most of our cruising episodes, live cruise reviews, and cruise ship reviews and tours. For more cruise content, visit the website www.PopularCruising.com at the link in the sidebar. Thanks for watching!

Join us as we share one of our all time favorite hotel properties worldwide. We discuss how cruising allows you to discover preferred ports such as this and then look at the Kauai Marriott Resort’s great cruise terminal proximity, nearby surroundings, grounds, beach, expansive pool, rooms, dining like Duke’s and Kalapaki Grill, and its history.

Direct download: Ep._0008_-_Kauai_Marriott_Resort_Review.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Step aboard the Veendam from Holland America Line as we share our first impressions of the cruise ship. We evaluate the maintenance, service, cabins, The Crow’s Nest observation lounge, various seating nooks, traditional and modern decor, Mix, The Retreat, atrium, The Showroom at Sea, Dancing with the Stars: At Sea, regional beer selection, and the new Dive-In Grill.

Direct download: Veendam202.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

Take a tour of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada before embarking on Holland America Line’s Veendam for a Canada/New England itinerary. Witness what the architecture is like from the Citadelle de Quebec to the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel from street level and above. Next, discover how to cook Holland America Line style at a Le Cirque culinary demonstration showcasing lobster salad and creme brûlée. Lastly, savor the new Dive-In grill and its signature gourmet burgers and hotdogs.

Direct download: Veendam_1.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 10:57pm EDT

Come sail along with us onboard Holland America Line’s Veendam in Canada/New England. In this video, we preview our upcoming seven-day sailing as we discuss cruise ship features like Mix and The Retreat as well as Lanai staterooms. We also breakdown the itinerary including Quebec City, Quebec; the Gulf of St. Lawrence; Charlottetown, Prince Edward; Sydney, Canada; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Bar Harbor, Maine; and Boston, Massachusetts. Please feel free to reach out to us on Facebook and Twitter at Popular Cruising with your questions.

Direct download: Veendam_Preview_Podcast_2014.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 7:13pm EDT

Tune in to the first ever joint episode between the Popular Cruising Video Podcast and Cruize Cast, another audio podcast where Jason also participates as a co-host with James and Kaleigh Lay. In this video, we casually sit down with our families onboard the Carnival Dream from Carnival Cruise Lines to discuss our perception of the ship and line as cruise veterans and newcomers. Also be sure to check out our other Carnival Dream videos for more imagery direct from the ship. (Please forgive the lower audio quality resulting from recording multiple voices against ambient background noise.)

Direct download: Ep._0007_-_Carnival_Dream_with_Cruize_Cast.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 9:51pm EDT

Enjoy a sampler of Carnival Cruise Lines’ entertainment on the Carnival Dream including The Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez, poolside film screenings, deck parties, featured musicians, guest vocalists like Delisco, and production shows like the country 8 More Seconds and kinetic Dancin’ in the Streets.

Direct download: dream_entertainment.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Try a taste of the dining onboard the Carnival Dream from Carnival Cruise Lines as we address the negative stereotypes that exist about Carnival. Truth is the line offers an astounding value, a terrific array of entertainment, wide selection of food and spacious accommodations.

Direct download: dream_dining.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:48am EDT

Discover New Orleans, Louisiana as we review the newly remodeled Hyatt Regency, local jazz music, brunch at Court of The Two Sisters, historic Tujague’s, casual Cafe Beignet, and fine seafood dining at Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House.

Direct download: dream_nola.m4v
Category:Places & Travel -- posted at: 11:40am EDT